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Title   Oak Knoll Fest X (2003)

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Book Condition   Cloth portfolio with paper cover label containing 33 10"x15" letterpress printed posters.

Edition   Limited edition of 125 sets.

Publisher    Oak Knoll Books, New Castle: 2003.

Seller ID   78887X1

Thirty-three 10"x15" letterpress printed broadsides display a broad range of design and printing methods. Issued in celebration of Oak Knoll Fest 2003 held in New Castle on October 3-5. Organized by Graham Moss, each private press printer chose their own text and design scheme. The presses include: Aardvark, Alembic, Barbarian, Bird and Bull, Bombshelter, Celtic Cross, Editions du Silence, Fleece, Gwasg Greynog, Harsimus, Incline, Inky Parrot, Kat Rat, Lark Sparrow, Lone Oak, Midnight Paper Sales, Ninja, Old School, Michael Peich, Perpetua Press, Pre Nian, Robin Price, Rampart Lions, Shanty Bay, Sherwin Beach, Tern, Walking Bird, Warwick, Whittington, Woodside, and Yellow Barn. The portfolio was designed by Campbell-Logan Bindery and the title page and colophon were printed with type cast by Theo Rehak. Included are "The Apple Orchard" by Dana Gioia, excerpts from Daniel Berkeley Updike's "The Practice of Printing," C. P. Cavaky's "Awaiting the Barbarians," Hansard's "Typographia," W. S. Merwin's "To the Book," "Ten Rules for Tea," "How to Dun a Deadbeat Book Customer," and quotes from James Carr and Oliver Price. Also features the Jane Lyndbury engraving "Dr. Donne's Devotions Disturb'd."

(Key Words: Oak Knoll Books. Fests, Limited Editions, Posters, Broadsides, Graphic Arts, Letterpress Printing, Graham Moss, Aardvark, Alembic, Barbarian, Bird and Bull, Jane Lyndbury, Bombshelter, Celtic Cross, Editions du Silence, Fleece, Gwasg Greyog, Harsimus, Incline, Inky Parrot, Kat Rat, Lark Sparrow, Lone Oak, Midnight Paper Sales, Ninja, Old School, Michael Peich, Perpetua Press, Pre Nian, Robin Price, Rampart Lions, Shanty Bay, Sherwin Beach, Tern, Walking Bird, Warwick, Whittington, Woodside, Yellow Barn, Campbell-Logan Bindery, Theo Rehak, Dana Gioia, Daniel Berkeley Updike, C. P. Cavaky, Hansard, W. S. Merwin, James Carr, Oliver Price).

Price = 190.00 USD



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